The Penn State alumni family grew by more than 15,000 this past weekend as the University recognized its spring 2020 graduates in a livestreamed commencement ceremony, which took place on Saturday, May 9.
In the face of severe financial impacts to the University brought on by the global coronavirus pandemic, on April 23 Penn State President Eric J. Barron announced some salary adjustments; a 3% across-the-board cut to university budgets in the next fiscal year; and his intention to work with the Board of Trustees to freeze tuition for the 2020-21 academic year to limit student costs.
Why do our students choose Penn State Schuylkill? Hear for yourself! Senior Abbie Kaiser and sophomore Brianah Stone share what they love about Schuylkill and how learning here has transformed their lives and taken them all over the world.
This #GivingTuesday, Penn State Schuylkill asks that you consider making a small gift to the Student Emergency Fund. Please, make your gift on Tuesday, December 3. Your help will keep a student on-track to graduate despite financial hardships.
Glenn Sterner, assistant professor of criminal justice at Penn State Abington, delivered the keynote speech at Penn State Schuylkill and Lehigh Valley Hospital – Schuylkill’s “Opioids: The Crisis Next Door” conference, hosted at the Schuylkill campus on Sept. 21. Sterner’s talk, titled “Understanding the Opioid Crisis,” provided an overview of the epidemic from the early 2000s until today.